K&M Top Shop: Integrity Drives Smetz’s Tire & Service Center
Smetz’s Tire & Service Center is truly in the business of taking care of the customer. Their slogan “Where integrity meets the road,” isn’t just something they say. The staff at Smetz’s Tire & Service Center live this out in each and every interaction with customers–and with each other. That’s why Smetz’s Tire & Service
Smetz’s Tire & Service Center Named K&M Tire Top Shop Winner
Smetz’s Tire & Service Center, a third-generation tire dealer from Ashland, Ohio, was named this year’s 2022 K&M Tire Mr. Tire/Big 3 Tire Top Shop Winner. K&M honored this year’s winner at its 2022 Dealer Conference and Trade Show from Feb. 17-19 in Kansas City at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center.
Top Shop Nominations Now Open!
Now in its 16th year, Tire Review is once again searching for the “best of the best” independent tire dealers in North America with its industry-leading Top Shop Awards program, presented by Coats. The Top Shop Awards program highlights independent tire dealers that best epitomize the key attributes and values of a highly successful business.
2021 Top Shop Finalist: Lex Brodie’s Tire, Brake & Service Co.
Lex Brodie’s is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, marking six decades of sustaining success and growth by valuing its employees, striving to give maximum value to its customers, and giving back to its community.
2021 Top Shop Finalist: Telle Tire & Auto Centers
Aaron Telle has expanded the 79-year-old company into a thriving 18-location business in the St. Louis and Kansas City markets.
2021 Top Shop Finalist: Plaza Tire Service, Inc.
Plaza Tire Service management positions its stores to meet customer needs with a level of efficiency and meticulousness that rivals their competitors.
2021 Top Shop Winner: Burt Brothers Tire & Service
The Burt Brothers’ partners are innovative problem solvers, and yearn to perfect their business model as they expand and grow to define what next-generation leadership means.
2021 Top Shop Competition Standouts Are the ‘Best of the Best’
These Top Shops lead by example, relentlessly focus on elevating their customers’ service experience, outshine their competitors, stand out in their community and commit to excellence, says Tire Review Editor Mary DellaValle.
Top Shops Share Tips on Recruiting, Retaining Employees [Audio]
Our 2021 Top Shop Winner and Finalists detail ways they’ve found success in attracting and retaining quality employees.
Deadline Extended for K&M Top Shop Awards Nominations
The deadline for nominating a dealership for the 2022 Mr. Tire/Big 3 Tire Top Shop Awards has been extended to Sept. 10.